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!brute_Force public presentations Ars Electronica Festival

In the framework of this two conferences, artist Maja Smrekar will present her ongoing artistic research!BRUTE_FORCE, which central question is: What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs?

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Panel: Art & Science for Ecology

This panel aims to add a new perspective on the responsibilities that artist might have towards the environment that hosts the human species.

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What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs? 

As part of Click Festival 2019, artist Maja Smrekar will present her first Artist Talk on the topic of an ongoing practice based artistic research project – produced by Quo Artis (ES) and co-produced by Kapelica Gallery (SI) and The Culture Yard (DK) – which will be developed into a performative installation to be released on September 2020.

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From foil-wrapped glaciers to the Alpine storm cyclist: the artists fighting climate change

The Guardian
20/02/19
After too long a silence, art is finally tackling global warming. Here are the big players – including the artist who’s lighting up Alaska.

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Una exposición muestra células humanas sanas y enfermas en Hospital Sant Pau

La Vanguardia
EFE
12/02/19
Més d’unLa exposición “Art Made of Science-Microspheres”, que explora las diferencias visuales entre tejidos sanos y enfermos, de la artista turca Ayse Gül Süter se ha inaugurado este martes en el Recinto Modernista Sant Pau para “acercar la ciencia a la ciudadanía”.

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El antiguo quirófano de Sant Pau recrea la tensión entre salud y enfermedad

La Vanguardia
15/02/19
Si hay un espacio de Barcelona propicio para el intercambio entre la ciencia y el arte ese es el recinto histórico de Sant Pau.

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Mirades – Art cel·lular

Ara
18/02/19
L’antiga Casa d’Operacions del Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau acull fins el 12 de març Art Made of Science – Microspheres, de l’artista Ayse Gül Süter

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El antiguo quirófano de Sant Pau recrea la tensión entre salud y enfermedad

La Vanguardia
15/02/19
Si hay un espacio de Barcelona propicio para el intercambio entre la ciencia y el arte ese es el recinto histórico de Sant Pau.

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Dotze entitats ecologistes demanen amb un funeral simbòlic pels plàstics que el Govern aprovi ja la Llei de Residus. Els manifestants han duït un taüt plè de plàstics fins Cort, el Consell i el Parlament

N Notícies
Manel Ferrera
15/12/18
Més d’un centenar de persones han participat avui a un funeral simbòlic pel plàstic d’un sol ús. Demanen als governants que aprovin, com a tard al febrer, l’anunciada Llei de Residus. […]

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Whater Project – Inspiration stories II

By Santiago Fernández.
Boyan Slat, a dutch sixteen-year-old kid, scuba dives with a friend in Greece. Outside the water, his friend is very excited talking about the thousands of jelly-fish he saw. Boyan seems to be talking to himself when he replies. Those were plastic bags, he says staring at the ground.

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Round Table on Climate Change

On Friday 16th of November at 19:00 FCDHBCN organizes a round table at Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona a debate on the problems that the world faces today and the alternatives that we can provide, within the framework of the General Theory of systems. Both individually, as in public administrations, the private sector, art and communication, based on proposal of Joanna Macy.

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Whater Project – Inspiration stories

By Santiago Fernández.
“Humanity went through Stone Age, went through Ice Age, and today is going through Plastic Age. We need to find solutions” says Robert Bezeau, a Canadian living in Panama for almost ten years now.

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IRB Artist in Residence Programme

IRB Barcelona invites applications from artists wishing to participate in its 2019 Artist in Residence Programme. IRB is looking for a professional artist, with a genuine interest in science who wishes to further their art by working alongside our scientists to gain insight and perspective into cutting-edge research in the biomedical sciences. Applications from artists from any discipline are welcome.

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Art in Zero Gravity: Eduardo Kac

By Santiago Fernández.
The artwork of Eduardo Kac (pronounced Katz) briefly summarized in this entry has some similarities with the previously reviewed works by Arthur Woods. Both were conceived for and carried out in a space habitat.

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Making Music in Space

In the midst of the space technology revolution – space tourism is expected to race within the next two years – a new generation of artists is wondering: Does art make sense outside the Earth? What will human culture be like in space?

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Albert Barqué & Marc Marzenit, challenging the paradigms of creativity posed by Zero Gravity

Clot Magazine
11/06/18
The Zero-Gravity Band is an immersive installation of light and sound 360º that tries to induce sensations of zero gravity and an exhibition of prototypes and instruments designed to create arts and music in conditions of zero gravity and smart space suits.[…]

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Art in Zero Gravity: Arthur Woods

By Santiago Fernández.
Following our series on pioneer artists creating art outside the limits imposed by gravity, it´s time to discover Arthur Woods. Unlike the artists previously mentioned in this blog, Kitsou Dubois and Frank Pietronigro, Woods didn’t take any parabolic flight.

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Art in Zero Gravity: Frank Pietronigro

By Santiago Fernández.
Frank Pietronigro is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. He studied at the University of Arts in Philadelphia. During his college years, back in the seventies, he fantasised to create paintings that could float in mid-air. In 1998, on NASA´s KC135 aircraft, he fulfilled his dream with Project 33 during a parabolic flight.

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The 5 best things we saw at Sónar 2018

Everfest Magazine
Emily Ward
20/06/18
Even with two completely separate programming sets (Sónar by Day, Sónar by Night) and eight stages across three Barcelonian venues packed with over 100 live bands and DJs, Sónar Barcelona was the perfect blend of manageable festival-ing despite a packed array of creative displays. […]

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Espais en gravetat zero: The Zero Gravity Band

Catalunya Ràdio
Catalunya Ràdio
18/06/18
The Zero Gravity Band i la seva proposta multidisciplinària, que han estrenat i presentat aquest mes de juny al festival Sónar, l’integren el polifacètic Albert Barqué Duran, que actualment investiga en ciències cognitives a la City […]

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